Construction Statistics from Approved Building Permits First Quarter 2021: Ilocos Region (Preliminary Results)

Issue No.: 

2021-60

Release Date: 

Monday, June 21, 2021

Construction statistics of the Ilocos Region are based on approved building permits on new constructions and additions, alterations and repairs of existing residential and non-residential buildings, and other structures,  which are proposed to be constructed in the cities and municipalities  of the country in a specific period.

Construction projects decreased to 4,015 in the first quarter of 2021

The total number of approved building permits in the first quarter of 2021 reached 4,015. Residential-type buildings with 3,118 construction projects shared 77.66 percent to the overall total.  The combined number of additions, alterations and repairs contributed 11.21 percent with 450 construction projects, while the non-residential buildings contributed 11.13 percent to the total number of approved building permits with 447 construction projects.

Ilocos Norte recorded the highest number of construction projects

Among the four provinces of the Ilocos Region, Ilocos Norte recorded  the highest number of construction projects with 1,617 accounting  for 40.27 percent of the total number of construction projects. 

Ilocos Sur followed with 962 construction projects or 23.96 percent share, Pangasinan with 910 construction projects or 22.67 percent share,  and La Union with 526 accounting for 13.10 percent of total number  of construction projects.

Total value of construction amounts to PhP4,939.2 million

The total value of constructions from approved building permits reached PhP4,939.2 million in the Ilocos Region for the first quarter 2021.

By type of construction projects, the value of residential buildings  amounted to PhP3,596.1 million, while non-residential buildings  amounted to PhP1,250.2 million.

The combined value of additions, alterations, and repairs of existing structures was PhP92.8 million.

Single houses comprised 94.68 percent of the residential buildings

Single houses recorded the highest number of construction projects  with 2,952 accounting for 94.68 percent of the total residential buildings. Apartment/accessoria ranked second with 83 residential construction projects representing 2.66 percent of the total residential construction. Duplex houses

recorded 82 construction projects accounting for 2.63 percent  while residential condominium recorded only one construction project  during the period accounting for 0.03 percent.

Average cost per square meter of residential building construction is PhP10,274.7

The   total value of construction for residential buildings  was about PhP3,596.1 million with a total floor area of 350,001 square meters, translating to an average cost of PhP10,274.7 per square meter.

The total value of construction for single-type residential houses reached PhP3,111.5 million covering a total floor area of 308,768 square meters, translating to an average cost of PhP10,077.0 per square meter.

Apartment/accessoria houses recorded a total construction value  of PhP182.1 million and a total floor area of 20,852 square meters  or an average cost of PhP8,730.6 per square meter.

Duplex had an estimated construction value of PhP125.2 million  with a total floor area of 12,453 square meters, translating to an average cost  of PhP10,055.2 per square meter.

Residential condominium recorded a construction value amounted  to PhP177.4 million and a floor area of 7,928 square meters  or a cost of PhP22,379.7 per square meter.

Commercial buildings recorded 65.77 percent of the total non-residential buildings

Commercial buildings had the highest number of constructions with 294 projects or 65.77 percent of the total non-residential constructions. Institutional buildings ranked second with 80 construction projects or 17.90 percent.  Industrial buildings followed with 40 construction projects representing  8.95 percent, while agricultural buildings recorded 22 construction projects  or 4.92 percent. Other non-residential buildings contributed 11 construction projects or 2.46 percent share.

Value of non-residential building     constructions    reached  PhP1,250.2 million

The total value of non-residential building constructions in the Ilocos Region reached PhP1,250.2 million with a total floor area of 114,696 square meters, reflecting an average cost of PhP10,900.2 per square meter.

Commercial buildings had the highest value amounting to PhP512.9 million.  It has a total floor area of 54,394 square meters with an average cost  of PhP9,429.1 per square meter.

Institutional buildings followed with a value of PhP485.4 million  and a total floor area of 36,640 square meters with an average cost  of PhP13,247.4 per square meter.

Industrial buildings had a value of construction estimated at PhP227.2 million covering a total floor area of 19,386 square meters or an average cost  of PhP11,717.4 per square meter.

Agricultural buildings ranked fourth with a total construction value  of PhP17.3 million and a total floor area of 4,276 square meters  with an average cost of PhP4,037.3 per square meter.

Other non-residential buildings    accounted the    least value  of about PhP7.5 million.

 

SGD. ATTY. SHEILA O. DE GUZMAN
Officer-in-Charge, RSSO I

 

 

 

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